Oral Questions


Week beginning Monday 20 November 2017

Monday 20 November 2017

Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact that the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union Open Skies Agreement would have on the United Kingdom’s tourism industry.  Baroness Sugg (Department for Transport)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution that offsite manufactured housing can make to their proposals for fixing our “broken housing market”.  Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Department for Communities and Local Government)

Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs have made in closing down VAT evasion by overseas sellers trading in the United Kingdom through online marketplaces; and what remains to be done.  Lord Bates (HM Treasury)

Viscount Ridley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conclusions they draw from calculations by the Centre for Entrepreneurs that 660,000 start-up companies were founded in 2016. Lord Henley (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)


Tuesday 21 November 2017

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to bring forward legislation to control the use of drones; and, if so, when. Baroness Sugg (Department for Transport). 

Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the human rights situation in Indian-held Kashmir. Lord Ahmad of Wimbedlon (Foreign & Commonwealth Office). 

Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their target for the number of additional social homes to be built by 2022. Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Department for Communinites & Local Government). 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask HMG what steps they are taking to improve the performance of the Student Loans Company, in the light of the dismissal of Steve Lamey, the Chief Executive. Viscount Younger of Leckie (Department for Education).


Wednesday 22 November 2017

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what detailed information they have provided to (1) HMRC, and (2) the transport and related industries, to enable planning and procurement for delay-free border crossings between the United Kingdom and European Union member states immediately following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. Baroness Goldie (Department for Exiting the European Union). 

Lord Lennie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to address the concerns raised in the Social Mobility Commission’s State of the Nation report published in November 2016. Lord Agnew (Department for Education). 

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current and future level of services for the collection of recycled materials and other refuse from domestic properties. Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Department for Communities & Local Government). 


Thursday 23 November 2017

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in discussion with the devolved administrations relating to the establishment of an agreed intergovernmental forum between Westminster and the devolved governments to decide on appropriate competence for powers relating to devolved functions repatriated from the European Union following Brexit. Lord Young of Cookham (Cabinet Office). 

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the long-term needs of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh; and what further assistance they will provide. Lord Bates (Department for International Development). 

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to match the current European Union contribution towards United Kingdom mental health research funding after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Lord O'Shaugnessy (Department of Health).

 


Week beginning Monday 20 November 2017